How to work in adult social care

Bernie King is our director of homecare services. Here Bernie explains how to get into a career in social care. 

A career in adult social care can be incredibly rewarding, as long as you go into it knowing what to expect. Working with some of the most vulnerable members of society can be a daily challenge, but for those who choose social care as a career, it’s a challenge that brings many benefits.

When you spend your working day giving care to people who need it, you’ll make a huge difference to the person relying on you. You may not have much time with them, but making that time count by showing an interest in the person you’re helping to get dressed or preparing lunch for can make their day a much happier one.

Social care is hard work but incredibly rewarding. If you’re a naturally caring person and want to make a difference, it could well be for you.

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